Monday, June 23, 2008

Sounds like somebody's got a case of the Mondays.

I forgot just how scary this can be. At least I can do my part to spread the word. Think of the children! ;-)

Check out the discussion regarding the role of original language study in pastoral ministry at Conservative Reformed Mafia.

Learn that 1 In 10 Adults In England Has A Non-earlobe Piercing.

Check out Wordle, which will make a "word cloud" of a bunch of text.

See Gunny's Wordle of Semper Reformanda.

See Gunny's Wordle of the Sermon on the Mount (ESV).

Read Al Mohler's thoughts on the Canandian judge who ruled the parents "excessive" when they wouldn't let their daughter go on a camping trip as punishment.

Scope out all the helpful things Rev has learned through informative emails he's received.

Read about black Republicans considering voting for Barak Hussein Obama.

Read about Denmark being the happiest place on earth according to 60 Minutes.

Read 10 key parenting tips from Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp.

Read about the passing of George Carlin.

Read about the woman who got a year in jail for forging an abortion parental notice.

Read about the newly discovered "quarter-life crisis" (QLC) affecting recent college graduates.

Watch Bishop N.T. Wright on the Colbert Report.

Read about the Gospel of Juneteenth per Joe Carter.

Read about the cook who intentionally put hairs in the steak of a dissatisfied customer.

Read Mark Driscoll's explanation of why Mars Hill Church switched to the ESV. (HT Brent Thomas)

Read John Piper's explanation of why Bethlehem Baptist uses the ESV.

Read many endorsements of the ESV.

Read about the woman sentenced to prison after she branded a man who never called her after a "hook up." (HT Brent Thomas) This is a good cautionary tale and one that might make a great movie.

Read The Onion's take on Tiger's courageous victory at the US Open. I couldn't have said it better myself.

Read as John Piper explains why it matters that God does everything for His own glory.

Check out 30 Useful Tools Everyone Should Own.

Read Lionel Woods on The Law: An Instrument of Sanctification or Dividing Wall?

Read "Abraham's Four Seeds" by John Reisinger dealing with similar issues.

Read Paul Lamey's 10 key theological aspects of the New Covenant.

Read about the historic vasectomy reversal for an endangered horse.

Read about the Canadian Senate approving an "anti-spanking" bill. (HT Tim Challies)

Read Phil Johnson on Postmodernism's Favorite "Virtues" vs. Biblical Faith.

Read about the Romanian village that re-elected the dead mayor because they so preferred him to his living opponent.

Read about the dramatic change in how black people view the Boston Celtics by David Aldridge: Hating on the Celtics: You Know How We Do.

Read about the Founders Conference I'll be attending: Lengthening the Cords and Strengthening the Stakes: Renewing and Planting Local Churches.

Read about the woman suing Victoria's Secret alleging injury from wardrobe malfunction.

Read John F. MacArthur, Jr.'s (i.e., Johnny Mac's) thoughts on dizernment, "Thinking Biblically."

Read about How the Ideas and Events of 1993 Created the World We Live in Today.

Read Lance Ward's thoughts on the role of the worship leader/team.

Read about the beautiful toilet paper wedding dress winning a national contest.

Read Tony Kummer's interview of Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales.

Read about the brain detail similarities among gay men and straight women.

Check out the audio of Sinclair Ferguson's sermon series on the book of James.

Learn 9 Black Belt techniques for fighting laziness at work.

Check out Johnny Mac on when to leave your church.

Read Eric Redmond on Abstinence Only Education and African Americans.

Read a summary of Eric Redmond's address at the Founders breakfast at the SBC annual meeting.

Check out the audio (mp3) of Eric Redmond's address at the Founders breakfast at the SBC annual meeting.

Check out 17 Drug-Free Ways to Stay Awake.

Read Phil Johnson's thoughts on biblical manliness, being authentic character not bravado.

Read about the Air Force man who got his leave extended one more week for the opening of a new White Castle restaurant.

Read (pdf) Geerhardus Vos on the biblical concepts of "wisdom" and "folly."

Comments of the Week:
  1. "As I always say, go reformed, or go home. Actually, this is the first time I have ever said that, but it does have a good ring to it." (Sean Crowe)
  2. "I'm a baptist who prefers wine at communion - not grape juice! Does this make me 'reformed'?" (Kelly)
Listen to yesterday's sermon at Providence Church on Philippians 3:4-11, "Just to Know Him."
""Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood.""
- Mary Hirsch



At 23 June, 2008 15:46, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great links this week!

My best "drug free way to stay awake" - surfing the web reading my favorite blogs while downing a REAL Coke and Lay's Original potato chips! :) Of course, once the sugar and carbs kick in - I am on the ceiling for about a hour before falling into bed sound asleep! :)

At 23 June, 2008 17:41, Blogger Rev. said...

See! The USAF is the best military branch there is!

Heading to StL to eat some Castles this weekend. Ummmm!

At 30 June, 2008 12:22, Blogger GUNNY said...

Rev, no White Castle report?

No help for the widow's son?

Throw me a Mahabone, brother!


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